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November 2020

Building Resilience to Thrive

November 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 24, 2021 at 11:00 am

Webinar Canada

The “Building Resilience to Thrive” online training program will offer relief to businesses and help mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19. About this Event The “Building Resilience to Thrive” online training program will offer relief to businesses and help mitigate the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by teaching them how to adapt their business models, re-engage their customers and adjust their workplace cultures. Developed in partnership with the University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business, this program will have…

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Supporting Mental Health After Returning to Work

November 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Webinar Canada

For many, stress and tension at work are at an all-time high. As an employer, manager or supervisor, knowing how to de-escalate and navigate challenging situations effectively is essential to creating and maintaining a healthy workplace culture. Changing rules and expectations, uncertainty, and inconsistency contribute to stress, and conflict can quickly arise when issues are not addressed appropriately. Join Aaryn Secker of Thoughtfull, a social enterprise of CMHA Kelowna, for a Webinar on supporting mental health in the workplace and…

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Moving up! Business Growth Strategies

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This is the fourth in a four-part Build Your Business webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. View the other webinars in the series >> Wednesday | November 4, 2020 | 12 pm to 1:30 pm PST This energizing workshop will help entrepreneurs move their business to the next level with insights and advice about strategy, marketing, and the latest small business trend: strategic alliances. By the end of the session, participants will understand the what, why and how of…

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Intellectual Property for Women Entrepreneurs

November 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Webinar Canada

Take a deeper dive into IP and how to address the needs and concerns of the women entrepreneurs you work with. Get access to topic experts who can advise on specific concerns related to your work with women entrepreneurs. Learn More or Register

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Business Smarts Webinar: The Way Forward

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar Canada

A lot has changed over the past year, and this includes how we look at financial planning for the future. Financial security plays a large role in our future planning and ensuring you are informed as a business owner/operator, or consumer will help you to succeed in predicting your moves for the future both personally and professionally. During this event, the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce will meet with Financial Security expert Rhona Stanislaus to discuss the role demographics and consumer…

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Make Every Word Count

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar Canada

We all receive and many of us give out too much information. So, how do we streamline our writing? This workshop guides you to more concise, clear, coherent communication, that connects with your audience. You will gain audience targeting, content editing and basic editing knowledge. If you write emails, web content, documents and marketing materials, this is for you. Kate Harrison Whiteside, Key Advice and PlainLanguageAcademy.com specializes in plain language, communicating clearly with clients. She has thirty years of experience…

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Business Mapping: Developing a Smart Business Model

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Webinar Canada

Mastering the Business Model Canvas COURSE DESCRIPTION Struggling with the complexities of a business plan? Business mapping helps to deconstruct the formal elements of a business plan, simplifying a lot of the information into bite-sized pieces. It covers the same aspects as a more traditional business plan, without going into as much granular detail. Join Dylan Hrycyshen, Small Business BC as he provides you with a lean start-up canvas for developing a new business that segments your potential enterprise into…

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Understanding the WorkSafeBC Claims Process

November 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar Canada

Everything You Need to Know About Filing a Claim COURSE DESCRIPTION Have you been injured in a work-related incident? Perhaps a member of your team has suffered an injury on the job? After dealing with an injury in the workplace, navigating the WorkSafeBC claims process can feel overwhelming. Don’t worry, help is at hand. Join Elise Kobylanski, WorkSafeBC, for this webinar and receive an overview of the life cycle of a WorkSafeBC claim and key return-to-work best practices for employers.…

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Are You Ready to Export? Exploring Your Options

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This is the first in a three-part Export webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. Are you a small- or medium-sized business thinking of selling your goods and services outside of BC, but not sure where to start? Exploring new markets is a smart business strategy, and you don’t need to be a big business to do it. In fact, 84% of BC exporters have fewer than 50 employees. During this interactive session, Alpana Sharma, WEC Export Business Advisor will…

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Agriculture Succession Planning Workshop

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar Canada

Time to Transition the Farm? Planning the transfer of your farm, whether to a family member or outside buyer, can seem like an overwhelming task. Now might be the time to get serious about creating a succession plan that works for you! The Basin Business Advisors program can help you get started on the right foot. This workshop is designed to help you explore options and to answer some of your questions. Succession planning addresses concerns before they become major…

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Building Your Website with WordPress

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Webinar Canada

In this two-day workshop (Nov 23 & 24) learn to create, build, and manage your own website using the world’s leading open-source web publishing platform, WordPress.com. Bring your text, images, and imagination to build a fully functioning website (with free hosting). Workshop includes lecture and demonstration, but mostly focuses on participants building their own website. There is plenty of time for questions and one-on-one instruction. Learn More or Register

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How Much is Your Business Worth?

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar Canada

How to Value a Business COURSE DESCRIPTION As small business owners approach retirement, or adjust to the realities of COVID-19, many are contemplating selling their businesses. As Warren Buffet once said, “Price is what you pay: Value is what you get.” In this seminar you’ll learn how businesses are valued, how buyers think, and practical tips for maximizing value. Join Liisa Atva, CPA and Chartered Business Valuator, and learn the basic principles of business valuation, which methods to use and…

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Where Should You Export? Researching New Markets

November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This is the second in a three-part Export webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre.  Once you’ve decided that you’re going to export your goods or services, you need to decide where you’re going to expand. The international marketplace can be very competitive, so you need to research and understand your target market(s). Market research will ensure that your export plan accounts for cultural differences, regulations, logistics and other key factors so that your resources are well spent. In this…

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Photography for Small Business

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Webinar Canada

This one-day workshop focuses on how to use your phone's camera to showcase your product or service online on Instagram, Pinterest, and Etsy... while staying within your budget. Learn basic photography techniques, such as lighting, use of space, angles, and props that will make your product or service shine. Once you have the photos, then learn how to edit them quickly and efficiently with some great, easy-to-use apps and presets. Registration Deadline: Nov 20 Learn More or Register

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Send Me Something: The Art of Being Prepared

November 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Webinar Canada

As an entrepreneur, you may be asked to submit something or send more information to a potential client. When you hear the words “send me something” this means they’re interested in your business. Providing a quality response in a timely manner will affect how your business is perceived. Don’t be caught off-guard. Learn how to confidently “send something” that works. Learn More or Register

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WECafé | Personal Branding

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

When you think of the word ‘brand,’ you may associate it with a business or organization. However, a brand is much bigger than that. Brands not only represent large companies, such as Lululemon or Coca Cola; they also represent people, just like you. Your personal brand helps people understand who you are, what they can expect from you and why they want to work with you. In this workshop, you’ll explore the journey to developing your personal brand and how…

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Startup Founder Hot Seat- Pitch Night

November 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Webinar Canada

Do you have an idea for a startup? Could you use blunt, honest (and maybe even a little soul-crushing) feedback on your ideas from experienced startup advisors and entrepreneurs who’ve been there, done that, and have the caffeine addiction to prove it? Then join us for the Startup Founder Hot Seat event, from Okanagan coLab. During this event, members of the audience will present their ideas to a panel of experts, who will then rate each presentation on a scorecard,…

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December 2020

Instagram: Amp Up Your Game – Intermediate/Advanced

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Webinar Canada

For those who are already familiar with Instagram and would like to know more about proper hashtags, planning posts, composing better pictures. The goal is to improve your workflow, engage with and attract more followers, and help build a profile to represent your business and brand. We will be using your existing pictures and some Instagram available apps too. Registration Deadline: Nov 26 Learn More or Register

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WECafé | Ask Me Anything: Doing Business with the Government

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

If you have burning questions about selling your goods or services to the government, then join us on December 1 to ask our panel of experts!

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How Will You Export? Building Your Plan

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This is the final in a three-part Export webinar series hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre. A good export plan is the key to success in international markets. Just as you built a business plan before you launched your business, you can apply the same principles to competitively grow your business through export. We have created a simple plan outline to help you in writing your export plan. During this interactive session, Alpana Sharma, WEC Export Business Advisor, will walk you…

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Facebook for Business – Beginner

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Webinar Canada

In this class, learn what Facebook's all about and how small businesses are using it to gain a bigger audience for very little cost. In the second half, set up your Facebook business page and start using it! We will also set up your LinkedIn profile. Registration deadline: Dec 3 Learn More or Register

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Creating Your Business Pitch

December 9 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar Canada

How to Write and Deliver Your Elevator Pitch COURSE DESCRIPTION Your business idea might be the Next Big Thing, but you need to get the word out first. Whether you’re telling friends and family, or looking for investment dollars, your start-up pitch will be essential to your success. Join Dylan Hrycyshen, Small Business BC Business Planning Advisor, for this informative session on crafting your business pitch. You’ll begin with practicing a thirty-second pitch and leave with an improved elevator pitch…

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Writing Email Newsletters that Connect

December 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Webinar Canada

No matter your business, you know you need to be sending out regular emails to your clients and customers to keep them informed, engaged with your offerings and connected to what makes your business unique. But what to write? In this workshop we will write up an effective welcoming sequence that begins the relationship building process in a way that speaks your values as a business. We’ll also move on to creating an email newsletter schedule, and ideas on what…

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January 2021

Building Resilience to Thrive

January 12, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 12, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on February 24, 2021 at 11:00 am

Webinar Canada

The “Building Resilience to Thrive” online training program will offer relief to businesses and help mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19. About this Event The “Building Resilience to Thrive” online training program will offer relief to businesses and help mitigate the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by teaching them how to adapt their business models, re-engage their customers and adjust their workplace cultures. Developed in partnership with the University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business, this program will have…

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February 2021

Building Resilience to Thrive

February 24, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 12, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on February 24, 2021 at 11:00 am

Webinar Canada

The “Building Resilience to Thrive” online training program will offer relief to businesses and help mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19. About this Event The “Building Resilience to Thrive” online training program will offer relief to businesses and help mitigate the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by teaching them how to adapt their business models, re-engage their customers and adjust their workplace cultures. Developed in partnership with the University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business, this program will have…

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